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Tax Specialist EMEA, Freight

Tax, Finance & Accounting in Amsterdam, Netherlands

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.


We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role


Uber Freight is helping carriers and shippers build a better way of moving things from one place to the next. The Uber Freight app helps carriers find the loads they want and helps shippers find the capacity they need — faster, easier and more efficiently than ever. Our platform accelerates getting quotes, tendering and booking loads, tracking shipments and more. Uber Freight provides the tools to get the job done.


You will be part of the EMEA tax team based in Amsterdam. As a Tax Analyst you’ll be involved in the tax strategy advise business stakeholders on tax matters for Uber Freight. Your role will know two main dimensions: a product and a regional dimension.


In your product role, you will get an amazing opportunity to play a critical role in shaping the Uber Freights business model and product. You’ll assess different ideas by applying your tax knowledge, and your knowledge of the Uber Freight business. You’ll also work closely with product engineers and operational teams to ensure correct implementation of new features.


In your regional role, you’ll be the point of contact for local country Freight teams, advise them on local tax matters, be a sparring partner, signal tax risks and rule changes that could affect Freight and work on tax controversy with our regional tax leads. You’ll also be directly involved in any tax related discussions with our shippers and carriers.

What You'll Do


  • Work with the tax, legal, finance, and operational teams to develop the Uber Freight business model
  • Review new products and changes to the business model, and develop processes and build relationships to ensure tax is involved in these
  • Provide regular feedback to tax and other teams team to ensure they understand your role, enabling them to better partner with you on tax issues relevant to Freight
  • Stay on top of all international and local tax developments in EMEA, analyze the impact for Uber Freight and advise the tax team and business accordingly
  • Advise country teams on local tax matters, including the local tax impact of new products, all rule changes that could affect Freight, and work on tax controversy, in cooperation with our regional tax leads
  • Be involved in any tax related discussions with our shippers and carriers.
  • Create appropriate deliverables for use within the tax department and in the broader company and document all tax input provided
  • Support other special projects by researching and analyzing the tax issues


What You’ll Need


  • Masters in Tax Law or equivalent
  • At least 6 years of experience in a tax environment
  • International tax experience
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • High standards across the board - from your own contributions to the people you work with to the products you work on


About the Team


As Uber continues to grow, our team also continues to expand to meet new business challenges and the demands of stakeholders. The Tax Team builds scalable and well controlled processes to support timely and accurate financial and statutory reporting and ensure compliance with regional and local tax regulations.

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